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Arkady Lyubarsky

Arkady Lyubarsky, Senior Research Investigator 

Dr. Arkady Lyubarsky received his Ph.D in Biophysics and the physiology of vision and then spent 20 years with the Academy of Sciences of the USSR before he came to Upenn. He has worked with investigators of CAROT for close to two decades and has a long-standing interest in connecting basic research with therapeutic developments. He currently designs and implements methods for evaluation of efficacy of therapeutic strategies in protecting and/or restoring visual function. He is also interested in retinoid (Vitamin A) metabolism, which is critical for maintaining vision in normal and diseased eyes. Dr. Lyubarsky’s research has been presented in more than 40 peer-reviewed papers.